We are often asked what the three letters at the end of “Casebook PBC” stand for and the answer is “Public Benefit Corporation.” But the reason for our decision to become a public benefit corporation takes a little longer to explain. What is a Public Benefit Corporation? A Public Benefit Corporation (PBC for short) is a corporation with a double bottom-line: not only is it required to manage its financial operations to improve returns to shareholders, but it also can incorporation the interests of multiple stakeholders (society, the community, etc…) when making decisions. In a PBC, the charter and bylaws of the corporation create certain responsibilities to non-shareholder stakeholders. In our case, our publicly available certificate of incorporation in Delaware clearly states our organizational responsibility “to improve educational, social, health, and economic outcomes” among the most vulnerable members of society. Because we see ourselves as a different kind of vendor in the human services arena, we strive to drive such improvements and many of our more recent customers are working diligently with us to drive research that will allow everyone in the market to improve outcomes. With a PBC structure, profit and good karma can co-exist, driving our ability to…
Casebook PBC, developers of the first person-centric purpose-built human services was chosen as a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner.
KPMG and Casebook PBC Announce Alliance to Aid Agencies Upgrading Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems
KPMG and Casebook PBC announced an alliance to help state social service agencies upgrade to next-generation child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Inaugural Issue of CompTIA World Magazine Feature: Casebook PBC to Develop Intake Technology for CA Child Welfare System
In a bid to replace the state’s 20-year-old case management system, California’s Child Welfare Digital Services agency recently awarded Casebook PBC a contract to develop a new digital intake module.
We were selected by the State of California’s Child Welfare Digital Services to develop the new open source digital service for intake that will replace the intake functions of the State’s 20-year-old Child Welfare System-Case Management System (CWS-CMS).
Casey Connects, the blog of the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), has published a four-part series on the story of Casebook: